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Old 08-09-2014, 02:20 AM
 
Location: usa
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Old 08-09-2014, 08:21 AM
 
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I think Australia seems culturally out of place....

It's located in Asia...in the southern Hemisphere, yet it's dominated by English and Irish people... One would reasonably assume that Australia..like the rest of Asia would be inhabited largely by Asians... yet it's not. It's dominated by Anglo/celtic/European cultures with a minority of Asians..
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Old 08-09-2014, 08:55 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Australia is not located in Asia.
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Old 08-09-2014, 10:09 AM
 
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Australia is not located in Asia.
Wrong.
For all intents and purposes it is.
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Old 08-09-2014, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Wrong.
For all intents and purposes it is.
Ever heard of Oceania?
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Old 08-09-2014, 02:09 PM
 
Location: Top of the South, NZ
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Australia and New Zealand - Adolescent countries that are neither fully connected to their British roots or its Asian neighbours.
NZ has Pacific neighbours, not Asian neighbours. Closest point in Asia is nearly 8000 km away from NZ.

I don't really see that either country needs to be fully connected to anyone.
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Old 08-10-2014, 08:51 AM
 
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Ever heard of Oceania?
Yeah, that's an outdated and almost never used term.
Keep on thinking Australia isn't in Asia lol. Especially since Australia is quite literally getting more Asian everyday
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Old 08-10-2014, 10:18 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Yeah, that's an outdated and almost never used term.
Keep on thinking Australia isn't in Asia lol. Especially since Australia is quite literally getting more Asian everyday
Yeah,ask Australians if they think they are Asians lol.
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Old 08-10-2014, 02:50 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Yeah, that's an outdated and almost never used term.
Keep on thinking Australia isn't in Asia lol. Especially since Australia is quite literally getting more Asian everyday
Mainland Asia is located 2800 km from Australia's nearest coast
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Old 08-11-2014, 04:20 AM
 
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Mainland Asia is located 2800 km from Australia's nearest coast
Yep, while Asia is only 80km from North America at their closest point (Bering Strait). Even Canada is closer to Asia than is Australia.
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